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Add 2/7 and 27/24

1st number: 2/7, 2nd number: 1 3/24

2/7 + 27/24 is 79/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    2/7 = 2 × 24/7 × 24 = 48/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    27/24 = 27 × 7/24 × 7 = 189/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/168 + 189/168 = 48 + 189/168 = 237/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/56
  6. In mixed form: 123/56

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